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East Bay nursing student uses education at Standing Rock

East Bay nursing student uses education at Standing Rock

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Removing pepper spray from skin with a concoction of baby shampoo and granulated sugar wasn’t quite what third-year Cal State East Bay nursing student Sara Oldershaw had in mind when she decided to volunteer as a medic at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota; but it’s precisel...

EPA grants California tribes $28 million for environmental projects

EPA grants California tribes $28 million for environmental projects

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Metro

The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a grant of $28 million to California Native American tribal governments for environmental projects, the organization announced at the 24th Annual Regional Tribal Conference in San Francisco on Oct. 25. The grant will support air and water quality...

Give thanks for decolonization

Give thanks for decolonization

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

Last summer, Taylor Billey, a third-year student at Stanford University, spent the Fourth of July at a barbeque with her friends, but their evening wasn’t just a typical Independence Day party with fireworks and food. Billey, who is a Navajo American Indian instead had a conversation with her...

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